Roberto Omar Ernesto Bastardo Pena, a former Wells Fargo employee of Jupiter, Florida, was arrested on September 16 and is being charged with grand theft and fraud. Pena, 33, allegedly took $185,000 from the account of a Wells Fargo client and transferred it to a fake checking account under his control.
Pena reportedly confessed the crime to his boss before going to Jupiter police. Jail records show he was released the following day after paying a $30,000 bond. He is scheduled to appear in court again on October 17. News sources did not name an attorney for Pena.